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History and outcome of febrile neutropenia related to non-chemotherapy drugs: A retrospective study of the Strasbourg's agranulocytosis cohort

Published:August 17, 2017DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejim.2017.08.018
      Despite major advances in prevention and treatment, febrile neutropenia (absolute neutrophil count <0.5 × 10(9)/L) remains one of the most concerning complications of cancer chemotherapy, especially in patients receiving myelosuppressive chemotherapy [
      • Lustberg M.B.
      Management of neutropenia in cancer patients.
      ]. Outside the context of Oncology, few data are currently available for febrile neutropenia, especially for febrile neutropenia related to non-chemotherapy drugs, called “idiosyncratic agranulocytosis”.

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